According to industry insiders the construction employment payroll increased by 2 percent in 2011.The manufacturing industry shed 5,800,000 jobs between 1999 and 2009,recently that trend is starting to reverse itself.January 2012 saw an increase in manufacturing jobs by 50,000.After hiring only 237,000 in all of 2011 ,50,000 in one month is a big upswing.
The heavy equipment school in Atlanta,GA has been designated as a "yellow Ribbon" institution of higher learning for the second straight year,that designation allows them to participate in aid programs that other schools can,t without that designation. North Dakota is still in a hiring mode,if anyone is interested in looking for work up there,look at these web sites,www.ndoiljobs.com or www.rigzone.com
these web sites update their E jobs board on a daily basis ,the www.rigzone.com web site has heavy equipment ,CDL,and crane jobs posted for all different parts of the world. If you are going to fill out the information page be specific as to where you are willing to work.when you get to the job classification put in "trades".You can scroll down and look at the different jobs they have posted.